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synonyms for proximate

  • direct
  • forthcoming
  • imminent
  • near
  • nearby
  • next
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The more proximate causes of the pollution deaths include pneumonia, stroke, and heart disease.
THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON POLLUTION (EP. 472)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 12, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Amenities often include picnic tables, fire pits, nearby tent areas, and a proximate water source.
HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL: A BEGINNER’S GUIDEKAREN BERGERJUNE 28, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The proximate cause of this year’s drought is a weak summer monsoon coupled with La Niña conditions that steered storms north.
THE AMERICAN WEST IS BRACING FOR A HOT, DRY, AND DANGEROUS SUMMERJAMES TEMPLEMAY 20, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The proximate cause of Texas’s grid failure is now well understood.
AS THE TEXAS POWER CRISIS SHOWS, OUR INFRASTRUCTURE IS VULNERABLE TO EXTREME WEATHERAMY NORDRUMMARCH 6, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The sample groups in both studies were small, and in the overwhelming number of cases of coronavirus death, heart failure is not the proximate cause.
COVID-19 MAY LEAD TO A HEART-DISEASE SURGEJEFFREY KLUGERFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
At the end of the day, that was the proximate cause of why we decided to withdraw.
WHY ARE CITIES (STILL) SO EXPENSIVE? (EP. 435)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 15, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The collected water, in turn, was also used to supply the proximate farmland.
THE ROMAN DOMUS (HOUSE): ARCHITECTURE AND RECONSTRUCTIONDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 8, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
There is a persistent theory shared by historians relating to how the elites of the Egyptian Fatimid army were dressed in a comparable fashion to that of the Eastern Romans and the proximate Mediterranean powers.
HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES: ORIGINS, POLITICS, AND CRUSADERSDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 23, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
Ultimate causes, of course, will be overlooked; only proximate causes will be noticed.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
This need not be the ultimate mover, but a proximate one having a particular function.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
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WORDS RELATED TO PROXIMATE

  • almost
  • close
  • comparative
  • near
  • proximate
  • relative
  • rough
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